H.R. 2576 (114th): Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act

The TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 would amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to expand the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate and regulate toxic chemicals. It would give the EPA further authority to impose fees to regulate chemicals. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce gave this report of the bill upon its introduction on May 27. ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

May 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 22, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 22, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-182

Sponsor:

John Shimkus

Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2016
Length: 66 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 697: Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act

Ordered Reported on Apr 28, 2015. 26% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 26, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jun 2, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Jun 3, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 23, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jun 23, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Dec 17, 2015
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 24, 2016
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Jun 7, 2016
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 22, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2576 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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